Monday evening CPD events

WMIP CPD meetings take place on the 4th Monday of the month throughout the year. They are generally open to Institute Members and the public but on occasion they are closed for members only or members and their guests. Coffee and Biscuits from 6.30pm. Meetings 7.00pm to 8.30pm.

Monday 22 May 2017

7.00 - 8.30 pm

"Thinking about the roots of narcissism through the therapy of a latency boy"

presented by Philippa Boulter

This meeting is not open to the public.

This paper describes the therapy of a latency boy who showed evidence of an early narcissistic state. The paper looks at how the boy would turn to himself and his own resources when he made contact with the therapist and what she was saying. The paper explores the struggle for this boy in allowing there to be a dyad and tries to understand why the idea of a dyad was such a difficult concept for him to grasp.

Philippa Boulter is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist with 28 years' experience of working with children, young people and families, initially as a social worker and for the last 18 years as a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist. She has spent most of her career as a psychotherapist working for the National Health Service?s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. In 2015 Philippa left the NHS and she currently works solely in independent practice in the Worcester area of the West Midlands. Philippa has specialised throughout her career in working with children and young people who have suffered developmental trauma and who are in the care system.

Philippa trained at the Birmingham School of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. She is registered with the Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP)

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This is a closed event and is free for WMIP Members

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available

Venue: Edgbaston Quaker Meeting House, St. James Road, Edgbaston, B15 1JP
Five Ways train station and on-street parking nearby.

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